We’ll hear about online programs at the UAS School of Management with Assistant Professors Julie Hamilton and Charla Brown, and Community Outreach Coordinator Katy Jordan;
We’ll talk with Steve Vick and Nene Wolf about a new non-profit organization attempting to provide dog sledding opportunities to people experiencing disabilities, Noble Paws;
We’ll talk with US Fish and Wildlife Service polar bear expert Eric Rogehr; he and Kim Titus of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game kick off the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center’s Fireside Lecture with a presentation about Polar Bears in the Chukchi Sea tonight at 6:30, repeating at 8 p.m.;
and, Arlitia Jones and Amy O’Neill Houck will tell us about the poetry reading at 2 p.m. Sunday at the downtown library; Amy’s arranged for Arlitia to join Emily Wahl and Ernestine Hayes in the presentation.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Gov. Bill Walker put a hold on an administrative order he issued in February, saying he needed more stakeholder feedback.
- Hundreds of people gathered Thursday at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to celebrate the opening of a newly completed Huna Tribal House and the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. But not everyone could make it. Tribal members and elected officials were stuck at the Juneau International Airport.
- "We’re all expecting to see this fiscal contraction and a reduction in economic indicators. But the reality is that what’s going on at the state level hasn’t hit the communities yet. It hasn’t hit Juneau yet," local analyst Meilani Schijvens says.
- Scattered throughout Alaska are hundreds of pieces of land that have been transferred to Alaska Native Corporations by the federal government.Some came with contamination. Getting them cleaned up has been a decades long process, and a new report catalogs those contaminated sites, but leaves some questions about who will orchestrate cleanup – and when.